Governor Whitmer Announces Extended Pause, Restaurant Re-Opening | Press Conference, January 13, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director, Robert Gordon and Dr. Joneigh Khaldun address the latest information regarding the State of Michigan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announces that the MDHHS “pause to save lives” epidemic order will remain in place, but that certain activities such as indoor fitness classes and sports may resume in January, and set February 1, 2021 as the re-opening date for restaurants and bars at a gradual rate.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Chief Medical Executive and Director Robert Gordon, Director of the MDHHS, provides a statistical update on COVID-19 cases in Michigan, as well as a report on how the “pause to save lives,” initially issued in November, is affecting changes in COVID-19 cases, and discuss the decision to continue the “pause to save lives” through January 31, 2021.

Additionally, Governor Whitmer addresses security threats at all 50 state capitols, issued this week from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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